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Social Events

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Welcome Reception: ASCRS "TOGETHER in SPIRIT" in SAN DIEGO!

Sunday, April 25, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Complimentary to all registered attendees

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with current and former colleagues. The Research Foundation will join forces with ASCRS to welcome all at this reception.

LGBTQ+ and Allies Virtual Meet-up

Monday, April 26, 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Open to all registered attendees

This breakfast event is open to all meeting registrants and is intended to provide an opportunity for all ASCRS members to interact with society members who are members of the LGBTQ+ and Allies community. Join us to network and gain a better appreciation of the aspects of the practice of colon and rectal surgery pertinent to both physicians and patients who are members of the LGBTQ+ and Allies community.

Facilitated by: Alexander Sender Liberman, MD & Lynn O’Connor, MD

Residents’ Reception

Monday, April 26, 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm • Complimentary
Open to General Surgery residents and Colorectal Surgery program directors only

An opportunity for general surgery residents to network with colorectal surgery program directors. Learn more about the specialty and the Society. 

Diversity Virtual Meet-up

Tuesday, April 27, 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Open to all registered attendees

ASCRS is proud of its diversity and wants to ensure all voices are heard at the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting. Come celebrate diversity with us over breakfast and learn how to get more involved with the society. We seek to have many races, ethnicities and backgrounds involved at every level. Everyone is welcome.

Facilitated by: Lynn O’Connor, MD & Jonathan Laryea, MD

Women and Allies for Women in Colorectal Surgery Virtual Meet-up

Tuesday, April 27, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Registration Required

The Women’s Luncheon offers an opportunity for everyone to renew friendships and make new contacts. While the focus of the luncheon is unique challenges and opportunities specifically facing women in colorectal surgery, any Annual Meeting attendee who supports the advancement of women is welcome to attend. Trainees are particularly encouraged to attend, as this Luncheon provides an opportunity to interact with experienced colon and rectal surgeons from a variety of settings. Please mark the registration form if you plan to attend.